Hive App Shuts down Servers for Security Issues #1637



German-based Hive App shut down servers for security issues because it reportedly leaked user data like crazy. Instead of patching it on the fly, they shut the service down and left users hanging because it was full of holes, security researchers reported. While it may have become a Twitter proxy the platform has a ways to go with the hive team announcing the shutdown ironically on Twitter.

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